Borussia Dortmund Desperate to Extend Youssoufa Moukoko’s Contract After Impressive Start to the Season

Borussia Dortmund Desperate to Extend Youssoufa Moukoko’s Contract After Impressive Start to the Season

  • 17-year-old Youssoufa Moukoko scored the only goal of the game as Borussia Dortmund beat Schalke 04
  • Borussia Dortmund are trying to extend Moukoko's contract at the German club after an impressive start to the season
  • Moukoko is holding out for more money and regular game time at Borussia Dortmund this season

Borussia Dortmund are still trying to hammer out a deal to keep Youssoufa Moukoko at the club.

The 17-year-old striker is highly-rated by Dortmund and is considered one of the young rising stars of European football.

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Borussia Dortmund are desperate to sign Youssoufa Moukoko to a new deal, but the talented striker is holding out for more. Image: Dennis Bresser
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Moukoko was recently propelled into the spotlight after his header secured victory for Dortmund in the derby against Schalke 04.

With everyone talking about the German international, who was born in Cameroon, Dortmund are in talks with the youngster to extend his deal.

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The striker's contract with Dortmund expires at the end of the season, and the Bundesliga side are desperate to hold onto his services. BVB Buzz reported that Dortmund is trying to get him to sign a new long-term deal with an annual salary of more than €4 million.

However, Moukoko is yet to agree to the deal and is reportedly holding out for more money. The youngster also wants a guarantee of more regular playing time at the German club.

As reported by The Sun, Manchester United are also monitoring the situation and are considering making a move for the striker. Juventus are also credited with having an interest in the striker.

Moukoko has so far made 46 appearances for Dortmund, scoring seven goals and notching up four assists.

Marco Reus was stretchered off as Youssoufa Moukoko gives Borussia Dortmund victory over Schalke 04

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Borussia Dortmund’s captain Marco Reus had to be stretchered off during the first of his side’s game against Schalke 04.

Sports Brief reported that Reus went down in extreme pain after landing awkwardly and twisting his ankle.

The Dortmund skipper had to be treated on the field before he was stretchered off the field. Even the commentators described it as a horrible moment to watch again.